coffee table

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Project by jonsajerk posted 716 days ago 3333 views 12 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Coffee table made of oak with walnut splines on the legs. Finished with polyacrlyic and enamel. This thing is very heavy kept the box close to 7/8 thick and used biscuits for the miters and splines on the legs. Painted the inside bright blue so I wouldn’t have to worry about glue lines on the joints.

A little back story on the wood, a machine shop next to the cabinet shop I work at was getting liquidated after one of the owners past away.The liquidators were going to throw away a whole unit of rough-sawn oak that was 5/4 thick. I manged to catch them as they had it over the dumpster with the fork lift.

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#1 posted 716 days ago

I like it, reminiscent of some of the great Danish designs.

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#2 posted 716 days ago

I like it. Nice Mid-Century look.

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#3 posted 716 days ago

Thanks! I’m def a fan of danish mid century stuff.

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#4 posted 715 days ago

How do you integrate Danish and Craftsman style. :-)

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#5 posted 715 days ago

Beautiful I love that Danish Design, very clean.

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#6 posted 715 days ago

That is very cool, I like it

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#7 posted 714 days ago

Looks amazing! I am close to doing something similar!

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